Bulgaria 2013

sofia-2013-logoThe next Deaflympics will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2013. It will be the 22nd Deaflympics (formerly called World Deaf Games, Silent Games, World Games for the Deaf).

The 1993 World Games for the Deaf was held in Sofia, Bulgaria with 52 nations participating and 1679 athletes. Twelve (12) different sports were introduced.

New Zealand will be sending 3 athletes to the 2013 Deaflympics. They are:

  • Daniel Carruthers – Cycling
  • Talor Gilmer – Athletics
  • Santana Chapman – Swimming

For more details, visit the Sofia 2013 website: http://sofia2013.com/

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